What is the Purpose of Child Support?

Miami family law attorneyParents all too often assume that child support should only cover food and clothing – but the truth is child support is meant to do much more than that. In fact, child support is designed to cover multiple expenses, including school activities, supplies, medical bills, housing, extracurricular activities, and more.

Florida has very strict guidelines for child support – and these guidelines determine each parent’s responsibilities. The goal is to agree on an amount that supports the child fairly. Additionally, the amount is based on how much parenting time each parent has with the child. read more